The Champ, The Beatles and a Tearful Girl: The Photography of Bob Gomel
August 28, 2021 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography
The Beatles: John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Miami, February 1964
© Bob Gomel
On August 14, Bob Gomel celebrated his 88th birthday. A few days later, Life.com published the wonderful feature below.
The photographs of Bob Gomel put you in a diner with Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, poolside with the Beatles, and high above the U.S. Capitol rotunda as John F. Kennedy lay in state.
Gomel plied his craft in the middle of history—not that he knew it at the time. "I had no idea the 60s would be so iconic," Gomel, 88, said recently in a phone interview. "It seemed quite ordinary at the time, but looking back on it now, I realize how fortunate I was." -- continue with full article and image gallery